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Add 84/42 and 84/50

1st number: 2 0/42, 2nd number: 1 34/50

84/42 + 84/50 is 92/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    84/42 = 84 × 25/42 × 25 = 2100/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    84/50 = 84 × 21/50 × 21 = 1764/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2100/1050 + 1764/1050 = 2100 + 1764/1050 = 3864/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 92/25
  6. In mixed form: 317/25

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